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AS 44.12.090. Juneteenth Day.
Juneteenth Day is established on the third Saturday in June each year to commemorate the abolition of slavery
throughout the United States and its territories in 1865. The governor shall issue a proclamation to commemorate the
day. On Juneteenth Day, citizens of the state are urged to reflect on the suffering endured by early African-Americans
and to appreciate the unique freedom and equality enjoyed by all state citizens today.
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